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A&A - Assessment and Authorization
 
ADP - Automated Data Processing
 
AES - Advanced Encryption Standard
 
AFC4A - Air Force C4 Agency
 
AFI - Air Force Instruction
 
AFIWC - Air Force Information Warfare Center
 
AFOSI - Air Force Office of Special Investigation
 
AFPD - Air Force Policy Directive
 
AIMS - Automated Infrastructure Management System
 
AIS - Automated Information Systems
 
AMIDS - Audit Monitoring and Intrusion Detection System
 
ANSI - American National Standards Institute
 
AO - authorizing official
 
AODR - authorizing official designated representative
 
ASD(C31) - Assistant Secretary of Defense for Command, Control, Communication and Intelligence
 
ASIMS - Automated Security Incident Measuring System
 
ASSIST- Automated System Security Incident Support Team
 
ATC - Authorization to Connect
 
ATD - authorization termination date
 
ATM - Asynchronous Transfer Mode
 
ATO - Authorization to Operate
 
BIOS - basic input and output system
 
BMA - business mission area
 
C&A - Certification and Accreditation
 
C&A WG - Certification and Accreditation Working Group
 
C2 - Command and Control
 
C2W - Command and Control Warfare
 
C4 - Command, Control, Communications, and Computers
 
C4ISR - Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence, Surveilance and Reconnaisssance
 
CA - Certification Authority
 
CAAP - Critical Asset Assurance Program
 
CAC - Common Access Card
 
CAL - Category Assurance List
 
CAP - Connection Approval Program
 
CC - Common Criteria
 
CCA - Clinger-Cohen Act
 
CCB - Configuration Control Board
 
CCI - control correlation identifier
 
CD - Cross Domain
 
CDS - cross-domain solution
 
CERT - Computer Emergency Response Team
 
CERT/CC - CERT/Coordination Center
 
CFR - Code of Federal Regulations
 
CI - Counterintelligence
 
CIAC - Computer Incident Advisory Capability
 
CIAO - Critical Infrastructure Assurance office
 
CIO - Chief Information Officer
 
CIP - Critical Infrastructure Protection
 
CIPWG - Critical Infrastructure Protection Working Group
 
CIRT - Computer Incident Response Team
 
CISA - C4I Integration Support Activity
 
CITAC - Computer Investigation and Infrastructure Threat Assessment Center
 
CJCS - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
 
CJCSI - Chairman, Joints Chiefs of Staff Instruction
 
CMDS - Computer Misuse Detection System
 
CMS - COMSEC Management System
 
CNA - Computer Network Attack
 
CNDSP - computer network defense service provider
 
CNSS - Committee on National Security Systems
 
CNSSI - Committee on National Security Systems Instruction
 
CNSSP - Committee on National Security Systems Policy
 
COE - Common Operating Environment
 
COMSEC - Communications Security
 
CONOPS - Concept of Operations
 
COTS - Commericial Off-the-Shelf
 
CSA - Computer Security Act
 
CSIR - Computer (and Network) Security Incident Response
 
CSS - Central Security Service
 
CSSO - Computer Systems Security Officers
 
CUI - controlled unclassified information
 
DAA - Designated Approving Authority (DAA)
 
DARPA - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
 
DASD - Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
 
DASD(DT&E) - Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Developmental Test and Evaluation
 
DATO - denial of authorization to operate
 
DCI - Director of Central Intelligence
 
DCID - Director of Central Intelligence Directive
 
DCMO - Deputy Chief Management Office
 
DCPDS - Defense Civilian Personnel Data System
 
DES - Digital Encryption Standard
 
DIA - Defense Intelligence Agency
 
DIACAP - DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process 
 
DIACCS - Defense IA Command and Control System
 
DIAMOND - Defense Intrusion Analysis & Monitoring Desk
 
DIAP - Defense Information Assurance Program
 
DIB - Defense Industrial Base
 
DIDS - Distributed Intrusions Detection System
 
DII - Defense Information Infrastructure
 
DIMA - DoD portion of the intelligence mission area
 
DIRNSA - Director, National Security Agency
 
DISA - Defense Information Systems Agency
 
DISN - Defense Information System Network
 
DITPR - DoD Information Technology Portfolio Repository
 
DITSCAP - DoD IT Security Certification and Accreditation Process
 
DITSWG - Defense Information Technology Security Working Group
 
DMC - Defense MegaCenter
 
DMS - Defense Message System
 
DNI - Director of National Intelligence
 
DNS - Domain Name Servers
 
DoD - Department of Defense
 
DoD CIO - DoD Chief Information Officer
 
DoD ISRMC - DoD Information Security Risk Management Committee
 
DoDD - Department of Defense Directive
 
DoDI - DoD Instruction
 
DoDIIS - DoD Intelligence Information System
 
DODIN - Department of Defense information networks
 
DoDM - DoD manual
 
DoE - Department of Energy
 
DoN - Department of the Navy
 
DOT&E - Director, Operational Test and Evaluation
 
DREN - Defense Research and Engineering Network
 
DSAWG - Defense IA Security Accreditation Working Group
 
DSS - Defense Security Service
 
DT&E - developmental test and evaluation
 
DTM - directive-type memorandum
 
E/APL - Evaluated Approved Product
 
EAL - Evaluation Assurance Level
 
EFOIA - Electronic Freedom of Information Act
 
EIEMA - enterprise information environment mission area
 
EITDR - Enterprise Information Technology Database Repository
 
eMASS - Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service
 
EOP - Executive Office of the President
 
ETA - Education, Training and Awareness
 
ETAPWG - Education, Training, Awareness and Professionalization Working Group 
 
FIPSPUB - Federal Information Processing Standard Publication
 
FIRST - Forum of Incident Resonse and Security Teams
 
FISMA - Federal Information Security Management Act
 
FIWC - Fleet information Warfare Center
 
FN - foreign national
 
FOIA - Freedom of information Act
 
FSO - Field Security Office
 
FTS - Federal Telecommunications Service
 
GAO - General Accounting Office
 
GCCS - Global Command and Control System
 
GCSS - Global Combat Support System
 
GIG - Global Information Grid
 
GMITS - Guidelines for the Management of IT Security
 
GOSC - Global Operations and Security Center
 
GOTS- Government Off-the-Shelf
 
GSA - General Services Administration
 
GSII - Government Services Information Infrastructure
 
HBSS - Host Based Security System
 
I&W - Indications and Warning
 
IA - Information Assurance
 
IAD - Information Assurance Document
 
IAG - information Assurance Group
 
IAM - Information Assurance Manager
 
IAO - Information Assurance Officer
 
IAPWG - Information Assurance Policy Working Group
 
IASE - Information Assurance Support Environment
 
IATAC -Information Assurance Technology Analysis Center
 
IATC - Interim Authority to Connect
 
IATO - Intermin Authority to Operate
 
IATT - Intermin Authority to Test
 
IAVA - Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert
 
IC - Intelligence Community
 
IEEE - Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers
 
INFOCONs - Information Operations Conditions
 
INFOSEC - Information Systems Security
 
INFOSYS - Information Systems
 
IO - Information Operations
 
IP - Internet Protocol
 
IPMO - INFOSEC Program Management Office
 
IPR - Internet Protocol Router
 
IPSec - Internet Protocol Security
 
IPTF - Infrastructure Protection Task Force
 
IRC - INFOSEC Research Council
 
IRM - Information Resource Management
 
IRS - Incident Reporting Structure
 
IRT - Incident Response Team
 
IS - information system
 
ISO - International Organization for Standardization
 
ISRMC - Information Security Risk Management Committee
 
ISSM - Information System Security Manager
 
ISSO - Information System Security Officer
 
IT - Information Technology
 
ITMRA - Information Technology Management Reform Act
 
IW - Information Warfare
 
IW-D -Information Warfare - Defensive
 
JCCC - Joint Communications Control Center
 
JCIDS - Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System
 
JDIICS - Joint DII Control Systems
 
JID - Joint Intrusion Detection
 
JIE - Joint Information Environment
 
JIEO - Joint Interoperability Engineering Organization
 
JIWG - Joint IA Operations Working Group
 
JPO STC - Joint Program Office for Special Technical Countermeasures
 
JTF-CNO - Joint Task Force - Computer Network Operations
 
JWICS - Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System
 
JWID - Joint Warrior Interoperability Demonstration
 
KMI - Key Management Infrastructure
 
KS - Knowledge Service
 
LE - law enforcement
 
LE/CI - law enforcement and counterintelligence
 
LEA - Law Enforcement Agency
 
MA - mission area
 
MCDES - Malicious Code Detection and Eradication System
 
MLS WG - Multilevel Security Working Group
 
MOA - memorandum of agreement
 
MOU - memorandum of understanding
 
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